Women of Color have embodied the message that Wilma Rudolph has put forth by not only taking a chance and creating a business but by also preserving and creating businesses and side hustles . Women of Color are excelling and thriving in the realm of entrepreneurship and the black girl project commends each and everyone of these women who has deleted the words I can’t from their vocabulary and replaced them with I can, I will and I shall!
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”- Maya Angelou
Here are some ways to transform your passions so that they may begin to transition into your hustle.
Research: Look into ways you can market the product or hustle that you want to work with. Look into how other women and men from the past have utilizes their skills and passions in order to create, build and profit off of it!
Here are a list of traits Black Entrepreneurs have used their passions as a catalyst in order to create their Hustle.
If the past is another country, then I am its citizen. I am the relic of an experience most preferred not to remember, as if the sheer will to forget could settle or decide the matter of history. I am a reminder that twelve million crossed the Atlantic Ocean and the past is not yet over. I am the progeny of the captives. I am the vestige of the dead. And history is how the secular world attends to the dead.
Utilize your creativity and ingenuity today when you think about your hobbies and things that you enjoy doing within your spare time. Make a list and brainstorm ideas on how you can transition these these hobbies into a side hustle.